Packaging

  • Lorax Compliance reports on half a million tonnes of packaging in first five years

    By Converter on December 11, 2019
    Environmental reporting specialist Lorax Compliance celebrates its fifth anniversary, having achieved an impressive trajectory since its launch in 2014. Founded to help companies manage the escalating scope and complexity of environmental compliance, Lorax has won multiple awards for its services and has developed a substantial client base that includes FTSE 500 businesses. Since its inception, Lorax has experienced significant growth […]
  • Future of Packaging on Display at UK’s Largest Industry Event

    By Converter on December 9, 2019
    Packaging professionals from household names through to independent brands will come together to discover the latest technologies and solutions when Label&Print, Ecopack, Empack, and Contract Pack & Fulfilment return to Birmingham’s NEC on 26 & 27 February. Together with their co-located show, Packaging Innovations, the events offer industry professionals the chance to experience cutting-edge products for the first-time, learn from […]
  • Compostable label stock now certified

    By Converter on December 5, 2019
    In cases where waste cannot be avoided, it should at least be recyclable or suitable for composting. Reflecting its sustainable approach, HERMA has now taken a further step in this direction. The label stocks consisting of the label materials HERMAextracoat (grade 242) or HERMAtherm Bio (grade 908) and the special adhesive 62N have now been awarded the so-called Keimling (seedling) […]
  • HINE LABELS MAKES NEW STRIDES IN PACKAGING USING SCREEN TECHNOLOGY

    By Converter on December 4, 2019
    Screen has announced that leading UK label print provider, Hine Labels, is expanding its application offering by manufacturing flexible printed pouches with its UV inkjet label press under the brand name of houp.com. According to Bill Hine MD of Hine Labels, it was a logical decision to apply its existing Truepress Jet L350UV+LM to digitally print pouches. Hine explains: ‘With its […]
  • Acquisition of Comexi S1 DT allows Multisac to gain in productivity

    By Converter on November 27, 2019
    Comexi, a specialist in solutions for the printing industry and the conversion of flexible packaging, and Multisac, a leading French company which is part of the Sigoplast Group, have strengthened their commercial relationship, due to the acquisition of a fully automatized Comexi slitter S1 DT. As a result of this purchase, Multisac has obtained a gain in productivity in comparison […]
  • E-commerce an ideal for new speed boxes

    By Converter on November 26, 2019
    Samuel Grant Packaging are delighted to announce the launch of their new Speed Boxes, brought to the market in conjunction with PackSynergy. The boxes are an ideal solution for e-commerce. They are quick to assemble, seal and open, reducing labour costs. They are fully customisable and can be printed on, both inside and outside. The speed boxes are available in […]
  • ePac UK gears up for grand opening

    By Converter on November 19, 2019
    Leading flexible packaging specialist ePac UK is proud to announce the Grand Opening of its new Silverstone site. The digital-only company is getting ready to celebrate with customers and other guests on 4 December 2019 at its brand-new production facility at Arrow Park in Brackley, Northamptonshire. With the first orders already rolling off the production line, ePac UK Silverstone will […]
  • Is single-use plastic killing Christmas?

    By Converter on November 11, 2019
    As we face a global plastic crisis, Andrea Falco of HSM UK emphasises the importance of implementing a green policy and avoiding single-use plastic at work during the Christmas period. Christmas, one of the biggest and most celebrated holidays of the year is upon us, which means only one thing – our use of single-use plastic will go into overdrive. […]
  • Fabio Perini presents the Tissue Performance Center

    By Converter on November 8, 2019
    Fabio Perini presents at MIAC the Tissue Performance Center, a next generation technologic environment where expert engineers, supported by company data scientists, continuously register and analyse customers’ data to supply information on the machines status and suggest improvements to maximise the overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) of the production lines. Thanks to a direct connection with the customers’ machines, the Tissue […]
  • C&T reports that the demand for consignment stock continues to grow

    By Converter on November 8, 2019
    C&T Channel Matrix (C&T), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of creasing matrix, introduced a new strategy of managed consignment stock earlier this year and is delighted to announce that ten of its UK customers have already implemented this stock system. Designed to provide an improved service to these customers, the consignment policy removes the need for customers to manage […]